SIU Investigating After Man in Crisis Injured During Police Encounter in Mississauga

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The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after a man was reportedly injured during an encounter with Peel police in Mississauga.

The SIU says that at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2019, officers were called to the Lakeshore Road West and Mississauga Road to investigate reports of a person behaving in an unusual manner.

Upon arrival, officers located a man "behaving strangely" across the street from the Chrysler dealership.

The SIU says officers apprehended the man under the Mental Health Act, and EMS transported him to hospital.

The man was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, where he remains in serious condition.

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the Unit at 1-800-787-8529 ext 1965 or ext 9048. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

The SIU is an arm's length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault.

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